Building Canadian Agriculture from the Seed Up As we enter the summer months of 2012 and farmers start to look towards the harvest season and beyond, the Canadian Seed Trade Association is also anticipating the future, given momentum in key areas tha…

An in-depth overview of the global seed industry.From GM trials in India to red clover research in the U.K. STATUSISF Radha Ranganathan, director of technical affairs for the International Seed Federation, attended the seventh Commission on Phytosani…

EU: Patent ExemptionsThe European Parliament wants to protect European breeders from excessive patent protection, which it believes could stifle innovation and progress. In a non-binding resolution adopted at the start of May, it says products such a…

Seed Treatment: A Tool for Sustainable Agriculture Seed treatment technology has come a long way since the use of salt brine in the mid-1600s. Today seed treatments deliver clear environmental, economic and social benefits, making the technology a pe…